The Information We Collect From You
Chime collects information that you choose to provide to us on the Website, through email, over the phone and otherwise, including your name, contact information, employment and biographical information and feedback concerning your experience as an expert. We may also obtain information from third parties about you. In addition, Chime’s Website may automatically record information when you visit. This information can include your Internet Protocol address and data concerning webpage requests.
Chime may place small files called “cookies” on your computer when you visit the Website. Cookies facilitate your utilisation of the Website and enable us to track activity and customize your website experience. If you do not wish to receive a cookie from Chime Advisors, Ltd, you may set your Internet browser settings to decline or disable the cookie.
How Your Information is Used
We utilise information collected from you to match you with consulting opportunities, notify you of Chime Advisors, Ltd developments, process your invoices and administer honoraria, and develop, support and improve our business.
We do not or sell to or share your personal information with third parties for their marketing or solicitation purposes. Chime and trusted third parties utilise personal information only for the purposes for which it was obtained.
How Your Information is Disclosed
Personal information provided to Chime will be held by us inside the United Kingdom and will be accessed by our staff and third parties working for us for the purposes set forth in this policy or for other purposes subject to your approval. Your personal information may be also held, processed and accessed inside the European Union and United States.
Chime may share your information with our Clients, typically in connection with consulting opportunities. Chime may disclose the fact that you are an expert and information collected about you in response to a valid order or request by a court or other governmental body, to enforce an agreement between you and Chime or one of Chime’s Clients, to protect Chime’s rights, or as otherwise required by law, legal process or for the prevention or detection of a crime.
Third parties, including your current employer, may request that limitations be placed on your participation in the network of experts arising from duties you may owe to them. Chime will comply with limitations requested by an employer, through an authorised representative, for its current employees. Chime also reserves the right to abide by any limitations requested by a third party. Chime may discuss with third parties your participation or proposed participation in any project through Chime Advisors, Ltd for the purpose of verifying any consents or approvals that may be needed.
Updating Your Information
As one of your Terms & Conditions of participating in the network of experts, you are required to update the biographical and employment information you provide to Chime regularly. You are entitled to review the personal information Chime Advisors, Ltd holds about you and may ask that we revise your personal information to ensure that it is current and correct. We may also revise your information using data obtained from third parties or public sources.
We use physical and technological security measures to protect your information both online and offline from unauthorised access and against illegal manipulation and processing, accidental loss and damage. We will preserve your information for a reasonable period of time or as required by law.
You may elect to opt-out of membership in the Network at any time by providing Chime with written or electronic notice. Upon receipt of such notice, we will cease contacting you and sharing information concerning you with Clients.
Updates to the Policy
We welcome all requests, suggestions and questions concerning our use of your information through our contact page. For reference, our registered company address is Chime Advisors, Suite 345, 50 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8EA, UNITED KINGDOM.